Entries by Paisley

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Former police station key to community’s good health

A community project to turn Johnstone Police Station into a local health hub has taken a significant step forward. Active Communities has received £10,000 from Renfrewshire Council’s Community Empowerment Fund towards its plans to take over ownership of the former police station. It is one of three projects to receive support from the first round […]

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Renfrewshire’s expansion plans for learning and childcare offers parents flexibility and choice

Families are set to benefit from extra nursery time for children as Renfrewshire Council unveiled plans for a phased roll-out of the area’s early learning and childcare provision. The proposals will be put before councillors on Thursday 23 August at the Education and Children’s Services Policy Board. They set out the expansion between now and […]

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Elderslie Community Council Quiz Night

Elderslie Community Council Quiz Night at Elderslie Wallace Bowling Club Elderslie Community Council have been busy during the summer. We had a very successful summer fayre, the first for 35 years! We have had grants awarded to allow us to buy Christmas lights for Stoddard Square and a section of Main Road and we are […]

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Brand new free lifestyle magazine for Paisley and Renfrewshire

Mill is a brand new free lifestyle magazine for Paisley and Renfrewshire. A compact-sized bimonthly glossy, focusing on the present and the future of the town, with an occasional look back at its colourful past. Packed with engaging content that includes news, music, fashion, beauty, travel, food and drink, homes and interiors, property, and a […]

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Paisley mum who went bankrupt says Credit Union put her on financial right track

A mum-of-three who went bankrupt after using pay day lenders says that joining a Credit Union changed her life. Sally-Ann Bareford took out high interest loans and ended up paying back up to triple the amount she had originally borrowed. But since she joined White Cart Credit Union eight months ago, she says for the first time she […]

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Family day will be vintage fun

The good old days are being brought back to life at a Vintage Family Fun Day. The free fun event – which includes film footage from more than 60 years ago – is being staged by Renfrewshire Leisure, at Johnstone Town Hall, from 11.30am, on Saturday, August 25. The films are from the National Library […]

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Zipslide Across the Clyde for RAMH

RAMH is celebrating our 40th anniversary this year and as part of our fundraising programme, we have secured spaces for a sponsored zipslide across the Clyde on Saturday 15th September. I was hoping it could maybe be added to “Events” page of your website, just to help spread the word so we can hopefully fill all the […]

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K9 First

Essential training to keep your Pet safe, gain the skills and confidence to act competently in the event of an emergency! Book now at K9 First  (£10.00 off for any Pet First Aid course date booked on-line in August 2018) What will I Learn? Latest life saving techniques, detailed practical demonstrations for new guidelines in pet CPR, canine […]

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PIRATES MOVE FORWARD

Paisley Pirates have altered their starting times for home games at Braehead Arena for the coming Scottish National League season. Secretary Jackie Turley explained,”We very much see ourselves as a club serving the local community, and families in particular, and in recent seasons a few people have said to us that the 6.00pm face off […]

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Intu Braehead volunteers help out at Elderslie school

DELIGHTED youngsters at Wallace Primary, in Elderslie came back to school to find they had a spruced-up courtyard that can now be used as an outdoor classroom and a space where they can spend time in with friends. It’s all thanks to a donation of more than £2000 from intu Braehead shopping and leisure destination […]